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nice guys finish last

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  • People who are decent, friendly, and agreeable tend to be unsuccessful because they are outmaneuvered or overwhelmed by others who are not so decent, friendly, or agreeable.

Etymologies

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Reportedly coined in 1946 by U.S. baseball personality Leo Durocher (1905–1991).

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